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Carolina Buckthorn

Rhamnus caroliniana

Indian Cherry is a small tree or shrub with dark-green, lustrous leaves that bears beautiful, sweet, round fruit that ripens red to black between August and October. In the fall, the foliage is yellow to orange yellow and will sometime last into the winter.

Small size is great for urban environments
Beautiful fruit attracts birds
Persistent foliage turns golden in fall

Gardening Suggestions for Carolina Buckthorn:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Great Foliage
Average
Songbirds
Midwest Native
Moist, Well-Drained
Height:
15-25 Feet
Spread:
10-15 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
5 - 9

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Gold
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Midwest Native
Specimen
Icon Legend

Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage